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Published February 22nd 1979 by Puffin Books
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Angela
Unfortunately, this was my least favorite of the Oxford Myths & Legends series that I've been reading. It has very few stories about love (happy ones, at least) or kindness, but lots of stories about warring armies, valor, power, and pride. It was also quite violent. Definitely not a great source for children's bedtime stories.

There were, however, a few things that made the book fascinating to me. One was the crazy and amazing names! The pronunciation guide in the back was very helpful, and
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Really fun to read what was taken as "history" in the dark ages. This was a really neat little mini-compilation of the mabinogion, a collection of pre-medieval Welsh folk tales, including some of the first written tales of the legendary Arthur.
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Professor of English from 1940, writer, translator and academic. Chairman of the Welsh Arts Council, CBE, holder of the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Falcon (1963) and the Commander's Cross (1987) of Iceland.
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